Five Creative Ways to Include Apothecary Jars in Your Wedding

Five Fresh Ways to Include Apothecary Jars in Your Wedding

Versatile pieces of decoration—that’s what apothecary jars are. They can store and display basically anything you want. Regardless of shape, size, or color, they can add a whimsical touch to any place or table. They are available in a lot of stores that sell craft supplies and decorations for any purpose, and most importantly, they can be used in any occasion.

It’s not a wonder that more and more people and interior designers are trying to incorporate these jars into different kinds of spaces and special events. Now, are you thinking of using the elegance of these versatile containers in your wedding? Then you ought to read how you can creatively utilize them. There’s more than one way that you can take advantage of the adorable jars! 

Give Your Cake a Real Bakery Dome

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Are you planning to have small cakes at your wedding? Use a cloche, a type of apothecary jar in the shape of a glass dome, to display the sumptuous pastry in a classy way.

With a presentation such as this, no one can resist a slice of the yummy goodness in a glass. You can display one majestic cloche-cake combo in each table so everyone can experience some cake cutting in your wedding.

Give Out Gratitude in a Jar

Show gratitude to the people who played a major role on your special day, and say it with a jar. You can place a thank-you note inside it along with edibles or other materials for a more dramatic effect. This time, it’s you who’s giving back something memorable to everyone who made your day special.

Capture the Outdoors in a Glass

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Do you want to display plants as your centerpiece? No problem. Create a mini terrarium inside a cloche. The jar makes a pleasant, warm home for little flowers and plants.

If you’re also the type who likes to explore the great outdoors (well, hello possible honeymoon destinations), then you can also utilize the jar and put in a plastic model of a butterfly or any other material that reflects the spirit of nature and adventure.

Showcase Sweetness in a Jar

Make your special moments sweeter by doling out candies and other goodies. You can arrange apothecary jars in varied shapes and sizes on a table near the entrance. Now that’s the kind of welcome everyone will love.

Moreover, both children and adult guests will appreciate the sweet treat as they go around the reception hall and catch up with mutual acquaintances and relatives.

Gather Words in a Container

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Your wedding day is going to be a very busy day for you, so you may not have enough time to have lengthy interactions with all the well-wishers. Why not give them a chance to share their heartfelt message in a note? And nothing is more perfect than a beautiful jar to contain their lovely words.

At the end of the ceremony, you can take the apothecary container home, display it in a prominent area, and let it serve as a reminder that a lot of people are wishing you both all the great things that life has to offer. 

Some Creativity Required

You see, decorating with apothecary jars can be fun. Because of their versatility, they can fit any wedding theme or venue. And they come in numerous shapes and sizes, which gives you the freedom to choose what best suits your plans.

The only thing you need to do is decide how you’re going to showcase the beauty of the jars. Whether you use it for food or any other material, rest assured that the outcome is just the same: a beautiful, whimsical decor. Why don’t you start browsing for apothecary jars now?

Editor's Note: Thanks to Save On Crafts [where we have shopped for years!] for these great on-trend ideas! We love Apothecary jars and are constantly finding new ways to use them at weddings, in styled shoots, and even in the office and at home [they are gorgeous with holiday decorations in them on a hall entry table!] after the big day.